Hexit Watch™: Lisa Kashinsky Decamps to Politico

The shrinky local tabloid just shrank a bit more. From Stephanie Murray’s Massachusetts Playbook this morning: EXCLUSIVE: NEW PLAYBOOK WRITER! — After more than two years and 600 newsletters (really, today is my 600th edition of Massachusetts Playbook) this is my last week. I’m moving over to POLITICO’s campaigns team to write our Morning Score … Continue reading Hexit Watch™: Lisa Kashinsky Decamps to Politico

Hexit Watch™: It’s -35- for Steve Bulpett

From the never-ending evisceration of the Boston Herald More Grim Reaper action yesterday at the shrinky local tabloid. From Jenna Ciccotelli at boston.com. Longtime Celtics writer Steve Bulpett part of latest round of Boston Herald layoffs Steve Bulpett, who has covered the Celtics both at home and on the road longer than anyone in franchise … Continue reading Hexit Watch™: It’s -35- for Steve Bulpett

Hexit Watch™: It’s -30- for Heslam and Ingemi

From our Long Goodbye desk More bloodletting at the Boston Herald as its hedge-fund overlords once again go Grim Reaper on the scrawny local tabloid. Two high profile layoffs yesterday: 20-year veteran Jessica Heslam and recently hired Bruins beat gal Marisa Ingemi. Heslam’s Facebook post: Ingemi’s Twitter post: Nik DeCosta-Klipa has more at boston.com. The … Continue reading Hexit Watch™: It’s -30- for Heslam and Ingemi

Hexit Watch™: Mark Garfinkel Shuttered at Herald

Photojournalist extraordinaire Mark Garfinkel posted this melancholy tweet on his Twitter feed this morning. (Tip o’ the pixel to the redoubtable Dan Kennedy via Facebook.) Jack Sullivan at CommonWealth Magazine has the gory details about Garfinkel – and others. More cuts at the Herald Tabloid lays off two photographers, half the sports desk THE STRUGGLING BOSTON … Continue reading Hexit Watch™: Mark Garfinkel Shuttered at Herald

Hexit Watch™: Steve Buckley Intentionally Walks

Chalk up another significant departure from the shrinky local tabloid. Yesterday morning the sadreading staff noticed an item tucked away in the Boston Globe Sports Log column. That was soon followed by this Chad Finn piece on the Globe’s website. Herald columnist Steve Buckley leaving for The Athletic Longtime Boston Herald sports columnist Steve Buckley … Continue reading Hexit Watch™: Steve Buckley Intentionally Walks

Hexit Watch™: The Herald Itself Leaves the Herald!

Tip o’ the pixel for this one to the Unsinkable Samantha J. Gross. The memo, via intrepid Boston Herald reporter Brian Dowling. Got that? Free parking! Convenient shopping! On-site Leanbox (whatever the hell that is)! Amenities! Miles from Boston! From the predictable Herald Staff report in the bouncing local tabloid today. “This move will provide … Continue reading Hexit Watch™: The Herald Itself Leaves the Herald!

Hexit Watch™: Julie Mehegan Goes Gubernatorial

And the beat (feet) goes on . . . CommonWealth Magazine’s Michael Jonas recently noted another departure from the shrinky local tabloid. The Herald’s phantom editorial page Unclear who’s running paper’s opinion page under new ownership BY ALL OUTWARD appearances, the Boston Herald continues to chug along under its new ownership, with its hard-working reporters … Continue reading Hexit Watch™: Julie Mehegan Goes Gubernatorial

Hexit Watch™: Shelly Cohen Drifts to Boston Globe

After the sadreading staff noted yesterday the exodus from the Boston Herald of sports scribes Jeff Howe (to parts as yet unknown) and Chad Jennings (to The Athletic Boston) , the irrepressible Alex Beam tweeted this at us. Indeed, we had missed this op-ed column by former Herald editorial page editor Rachelle (actually Shelly-one-e) Cohen … Continue reading Hexit Watch™: Shelly Cohen Drifts to Boston Globe